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  • Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm

    Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm
    Los Angeles engineering and construction firm AECOM Technology Corp. has agreed to acquire a San Francisco competitor, creating what the firm said will be the largest public company based in Los Angeles. AECOM said Sunday it will pay about $4 billion to...
  • Fear of work stoppage leads to cargo surge at local ports

    Fear of work stoppage leads to cargo surge at local ports
    The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest June ever, and neighboring Long Beach hasn't handled so much cargo in June since before the recession. But the influx of cargo containers had less to do with economic improvement than retailers' worries about...
  • Environmental rules make Grand Canal less than grand

     Environmental rules make Grand Canal less than grand
    Once alive with children playing on the sandy shoreline or leaping headlong into the shimmering water, the Grand Canal is now having trouble living up to its name. Although Balboa Island still radiates charm with its early day cottages, its rival frozen...
  • Man dies in apparent suicide jump from San Pedro bridge

    Man dies in apparent suicide jump from San Pedro bridge
    Authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro on Sunday afternoon. The man, described by witnesses as white or Latino and in his 20s, had climbed up the bridge above the roadway by the...
  • From the Boathouse: Go see some tall ships, visit unfamiliar ports

      Ahoy! Are you and your family wondering what nautical adventure to embark on this almost-last-of-the-summer weekend? Head to San Pedro for the Tall Ships Festival at the Port of Los Angeles. I was at the port to watch the world's largest rubber...
  • Rubber Duck extends its stay at the Port of L.A. till Sept. 6

    Rubber Duck extends its stay at the Port of L.A. till Sept. 6
    The public has spoken: The duck has extended its stay in L.A. until Sept. 6. The six-story-tall bathtub toy has proved so popular — thousands were drawn to the waterfront to see it -- that it will stay longer. It spent part of last week at Los...
  • Port truck drivers picket harbor-area trucking companies

    Port truck drivers picket harbor-area trucking companies
    More than 120 truck drivers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports walked off the job Monday morning, organizers said, launching an indefinite protest against what they say are widespread workplace violations. The picket lines are the largest...
  • Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports

    Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports
    Retailers are rushing goods into the nation's ports, fearful labor strife may arrive on the docks and affect the busy holiday season, a trade group said. The powerful longshoremen’s union is negotiating a new contract for its nearly 20,000...
  • L.A. Port hopes new promenade will help revamp San Pedro waterfront

    L.A. Port hopes new promenade will help revamp San Pedro waterfront
    A $32-million promenade has opened in San Pedro in what port officials view as a key step in creating a vibrant Los Angeles waterfront. Downtown Harbor and Town Square replaces a parking lot at the Port of Los Angeles with new public docks for...
  • Football: Week Zero schedule

    Thursday, August 28th CITY NONLEAGUE Belmont at Los Angeles Marshall, 7 p.m. Canoga Park at Taft, 7 p.m. Chavez at Bernstein, 7 p.m. Dymally at Panorama, 7 p.m. Eagle Rock at Arleta, 3:30 p.m. Granada Hills Kennedy at Contreras, 7 p.m....
  • Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles

    Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles
    A super-sized childhood bath toy is dominating the harbor in San Pedro today as it continues its world tour. A six-story-tall floating "Rubber Duck" is making its West Coast debut at the Port of Los Angeles, where it will lead more than a dozen...